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Creating Sanctuary: Sacred Garden Spaces, Plant-Based Medicine, and Daily Practices to Achieve Happiness and Well-Being

Category: Book
By (author): Bloom, Jessi
Photographs By: Linehan, Shawn
Subject:  BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Mindfulness & Meditation
  GARDENING / Garden Design
  GARDENING / General
  HEALTH & FITNESS / Herbal Medications
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Timber Press
Published: November 2018
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 236
Size: 9.00in x 8.00in
Our Price:
$ 37.95
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From The Publisher*We all need a personal sanctuary-a place where we can be in harmony with the natural world and can nurture our bodies, minds, and souls. And this sanctuary doesn't have to be an exotic destination, it can be in your own backyard. In her new book, Creating Sanctuary, bestselling author Jessi Bloom taps into multiple sources of traditional plant wisdom to help readers find a deeper connection to the outdoor space they already have-no matter the size. Equal parts inspirational and practical, this engaging guide includes tips on designing a healing space, plant profiles for 50 sacred plants, recipes that harness the medicinal properties of plants, and simple instructions for daily rituals and practices for self-care. Projects include herbal-based salves and creams, an herbal dream pillow, a smudge stick, a more. Hands-on, inspiring, and beautiful, Creating Sanctuary is a must-have for nature lovers and gardeners seeking new ways to revitalize their lives.
From The Publisher*In this uplifting guide, bestselling author Jessi Bloom inspires people to turn any outdoor space, from a small balcony to a large garden, into personal sanctuaries for health and wellness. 
Review Quote*"Jessi Bloom has done it again. In this beautiful, inspiring, and hands-on, practical book we are invited to look deeply at the landscape around us and create sacred respites from our busy worlds."  -Rosemary Gladstar, herbalist and author
Biographical NoteJessi Bloom owns N.W. Bloom EcoLogical Services, based in the Pacific Northwest, which is known as an innovator and leader in the field of permaculture, sustainable landscape design, construction and land management. She lives near Seattle with her two sons on their permaculture homestead, which is full of functional gardens and rescue animals.